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Archbishop Dennis Schnurr during the Solemn Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper on Holy Thursday at the Cathedral of Saint Peter in Chains "Then he took the bread, said the blessing, broke it, and gave it to them, saying, “This is my body, which will be given for you; do this in memory of me.” LK 22: 19 (CT Photo/E.L. Hubbard)
On a cold rainy evening, the Easter Triduum began in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati at the Cathedral of St. Peter in Chains. The summit of the Liturgical Year is the Easter Triduum—from the evening of Holy Thursday to the evening of Easter Sunday. Though chronologically three days, they are liturgically

Jesus said to them, “The light will be among you only a little while. Walk while you have the light, so that darkness may not overcome you. Whoever walks in the dark does not know where he is going. John 12: 35 (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
A look at Holy Thursday morning at St. Martin of Tours in Cheviot, and St. Aloysius Gonzaga in Bridgetown.  

On the grounds of St. Anthony Shrine Holy Thursday Morning. (Greg Hartman/CT Photo)
Morning Prayer As Morning Breaks I look to you; I look to you O Lord, to be my strength this day, as morning breaks, as morning breaks. O God you are my God, for you I long; for you my soul is thirsting. My body pines for you like a

The Paschal Triduum is a three-day period beginning with Holy Thursday evening and culminating in the celebration of Easter. According to the General Norms for the Liturgical Year and the Calendar, the Triduum, which means three days, goes from Thursday evening with the Mass of the Lord’s Supper until Evening Prayer on

In every diocese around the globe this week, a Chrism Mass was (or today will be) celebrated. At this Mass, priests, deacons, religious and laity all gather with their bishop, generally at his cathedral, where he will bless the holy oils that will be used throughout his diocese for the coming

CNA/EWTN News Pope Francis has changed the rules for the Church’s traditional foot-washing ceremony on Holy Thursday, issuing a decree allowing women to participate in what has until now been a ritual officially open only to men. In a letter addressed to Cardinal Robert Sarah, Prefect of the Congregation for

Pope Francis celebrates Holy Thursday chrism Mass at Vatican
FOR THE MOST UP TO DATE NEWS ON POPE FRANCIS AND THE CATHOLIC CHURCH, click here. By Carol Glatz Catholic News Service  VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis called on the world’s priests to bring the healing power of God’s grace to everyone in need, to stay close to the